Donating money or volunteering for distant, unfamiliar organizations can make you feel a bit detached from your charitable intentions. A great way to get directly involved is to join your local United Way.
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Feelings of guilt at spending an armful of money for a holiday when others are struggling financially can ultimately rob you of the rewards of your respite. One way to ensure you have a good time -- guilt-free -- is to plan a volunteer vacation.
As John F. Kennedy once said, "We have the power to make this the best generation of mankind in the history of the world -- or make it the last." Volunteering is a big part of that, here and abroad.